Peter, the EU is more interested in the Industrial powerhouse of Turkey, every country has its extremists. Furthermore, Turkey has the largest standing army in NATO. That is the only reason the US pushes the issue of Turkey joining the EU. Unfortunately the EU, led by certain countries believes that Turkish society in general has gone east, right into the hands of the Extreme Islamic Challenge. Well its not true. Only a segment believe in the above. For Turkey is secular by majority. Have a nice day.
NATO to Russia: leave Turkish airspace; focus on ISIS not Syrian rebels (Reuters)
from the article: Turkish hackers target Israeli pizza lovers